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District 191 students accomplish amazing things on a daily basis. Whether it's being chosen to present at an international science fair, winning state chess titles or producing amazing videos to promote energy conservation, our students' work is worth celebrating. Check out some of the most recent student success stories below. 

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Recent Student Success Posts

Vista View student and teacher design artwork for sled dog race

Feb28th Students in Amy Tucci’s kindergarten class at Vista View Elementary had a visit from Pearl, a sled dog who has participated in previous Beargrease races.

Artwork created by Vista View fourth-grade student Emerson Stattman and art teacher Kelly Vo was chosen as the US Postal Service cancellation stamp for the 2019 John Beargrease Sled Dog...

Capstone project aims to reduce 3-D printing waste

Feb13th The year-long capstone course asks students, working in a team, to research, design and construct a solution to an engineering problem of their choice.

Burnsville High School senior Andrew Carlson says about one in every four items printed in the school’s 3-D printers fails, and the plastic filament used to make that item is wasted. If he...

Two student-athletes sign National Letters of Intent

Feb6th Kyle Atkinson and Marcus Shepley signed National Letters of Intent on Feb. 6

The Athletics Department at Burnsville High School is proud to announce that the following students signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Marcus Shepley—...

Burnsville High School DECA heads to State in record numbers

Feb5th Group of DECA students

The Burnsville High School (BHS) DECA program will be well-represented at the upcoming State Career Development Conference, with 36 students qualifying in multiple events. This is the...

Harriet Bishop, Metcalf earn team trophies in 34th annual District 191 chess tourney

Dec18th 118 entries made the 2018 chess tournament the largest in history.

Harriet Bishop Elementary and Metcalf Middle School took home team trophies in the 34th annual all-district chess championship at Metcalf Middle School on Dec. 15. It was the second biggest...